The Russian South, that is. These images are from the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, which is on the same latitude as the Italian Riviera.
Wow! Absolutely stunning.
Thanks for that!
How funny that they’re going to hold the winter Olympics there.
Well, they do have the Caucaus (is that spelled right) mountains in their backyard, but yes, it is funny that the winter Olympics will be held in a place where palm trees grow!
Today's earthquake was quite close to Norcia, the birthplace of St Benedict, where these monks live, pray, and brew: youtube.com/watch?v=nTQTFW1Gdb…
10:55am 24 Aug 2016
That late afternoon phonecall from a friend: "I'm in London! Have yeh a place to stay?" "Yeah go on."
11:20pm 23 Aug 2016
There is a reeling ball being organised in Hammersmith which will include an 128-some reel (as opposed to the normal eightsome). JUST SILLY.
11:18am 23 Aug 2016
Johannesburg city council's new speaker Vasco da Gama (left) not to be confused with Portuguese explorer (right). pic.twitter.com/LbGP689lRZ
9:06pm 22 Aug 2016